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USA Track & Field Foundation announces 28 Youth Club Grant Recipients

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 28 Youth Club Grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms and facility rental. “We’re thrilled(…)

USATF Foundation Grantees Rise Up at the World Indoor Championships

BIRMINGHAM – The IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England allowed for an exhilarating weekend filled with tears and heartache but Team USA still dominated the podium walking away with 18 medals – 6 Gold, 10 Silver and 2 Bronze. 24 members of those who competed are recent USATF Foundation grant award winners announced Foundation(…)

Run With US! hits Seattle Featuring Olympic athletes Dan O’Brien and Ben Blankenship

The USA Track & Field Foundation brought their exciting youth program Run With US! to a Seattle-based youth track & field club, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. The event featured a presentation from former decathlete, gold medal winner and USATF Foundation Director, Dan O’Brien as well as 2016 Olympian(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 64 athletes

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded grants totaling $269,000 to 64 elite track & field athletes announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. The Foundation plans to award over $1,000,000 in grants in 2018, which is a new record. In an effort to simplify the USATF Foundation’s Elite(…)

USATF Foundation Youth Club Grant Application Deadline of Dec 31st is Approaching

The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting Youth Grant applications from interested clubs and organizations for its first round of 2018 Youth Grants, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. Youth track clubs and programs from all areas of the United States are encouraged to apply. The Foundation favors the use of grant money(…)

Michael Viola Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Michael Viola has been named as a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Michael Viola currently serves as the President of the Viola family office, a position he has held since March 2016.  As President of the family’s(…)

Ismail Amin Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Ismail Amin has been named a director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Ismail Amin is Founder and Partner of TALG where he practices as a business and intellectual property lawyer. His legal experience encompasses serving larger Fortune Five(…)

Paul McGowan Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Paul McGowan has been named a director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. “Paul is committed to helping our Track & Field athletes reach their dreams and we welcome his leadership,” said Executive Director Jackovic. McGowan has been involved(…)

USATF Foundation Accepting Elite Athlete Development Applications

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting elite athlete grant applications to be considered for the 2018 track & field season, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. The Foundation seeks to support the pursuit of world-class performances by American post-collegian track & field athletes who have met minimum performance standards(…)

USATF Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 10 Team USA athletes

LONDON – The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded an additional round of Elite Athlete Development grants to ten athletes that are competing in London for the 2017 IAAF World Championships announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. Each athlete will receive a grant in the amount of $2,000 to help(…)